Padres' Mason Thompson: Shielded from Rule 5 draft By RotoWire Staff Nov 20, 2020 at 6:05 pm ET1 min read Thompson's contract was selected by the Padres on Friday.The move prevents Thompson from being selected in the Rule 5 draft. Whether or not he would have been chosen is unclear, as he's only thrown 22.1 innings above Low-A ball, struggling to a 7.66 ERA and a 22:19 K:BB for High-A Lake Elsinore in 2019. More News Padres' Mason Thompson: Begins season at Low-A 04/03/2018 • by RotoWire Staff Padres' Mason Thompson: Lands on MiLB DL with shoulder issue 07/28/2017 • by RotoWire Staff Padres' Mason Thompson: Low-A assignment on tap 05/22/2017 • by RotoWire Staff Fantasy Baseball Today Newsletter You're destined to gain an edge over your friends with advice from the award-winning FBT crew. I agree that CBS Sports can send me the "Fantasy Baseball Today Newsletter" newsletter. See All Newsletters Please check the opt-in box to acknowledge that you would like to subscribe. Thanks for signing up! Keep an eye on your inbox for the latest sports news. Sorry! There was an error processing your subscription.